Leadership Team


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David Caprara BBC Chairman
Vice-President, Global Peace Foundation
Nonresident Fellow
The Brookings Institution • Washington, DC
Melissa Golladay BBC Treasurer and Acting Secretary
Senior Director
Partners of the Americas, Washington DC
Matt Clausen BBC Director and Chair Emeritus
Vice President
Partners of the Americas • Washington, DC
Jack Hawkins BBC Director
Senior Director, Volunteer Programs
ACDI/VOCA, Washington • DC
Jim Lindsay BBC Director
Executive Director
Catholic Volunteer Network • Takoma Park, MD
Ben Lough, Ph.D. BBC Director
Assistant Professor
University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign • Urbana, IL
Lex Rieffel BBC Director
Nonresident Senior Fellow
The Brookings Institution • Washington, DC
Steve Rosenthal BBC Director & Chair Emeritus
Executive Director
Cross-Cultural Solutions • New Rochelle, NY
Helen Claire Sievers BBC Director
Senator Harris Wofford BBC Senior Advisor
Former CEO
Corporation for National/Community Service • Washington DC

WORKING GROUPS

 

Effective Practices Working Group

Mandate: Identify effective practices of international service programs and bring them to the attention of the BBC


Genevieve Brown International Volunteer Programs Association
Los Angeles, CA
Caitlin Ferrarini WorldTeach
Bogota, Colombia
Nafessa Kassim Washington, DC
Raul Roman UBELONG
Washington, DC

Research and University Engagement Working Group

Mandate: Foster and assess research on the impact of international service programs and disseminate the results to the BBC


Eric Hartman GlobalSL
Manhattan, KS
Ben Lough University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaigne
Urbana, IL
Eric Mlyn Duke Engage
Durham, NC
Lex Rieffel Brookings Institution
Washington, DC

SDGs and Policy Working Group

Mandate: Promote the role of volunteer service in achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and bring to bear the weight of the BBC on other policy issues such as National Service in the USA


David Caprara Brookings Institution
Washington, DC
Helen Claire Sievers ex-WorldTeach
Cambridge, MA
Harris Wofford ex-Corporation for National and Community Service
Washington, DC
John Bridgeland Civic Enterprises
Washington, DC
James Swiderski Former Congressional Legislative Director
Washington, DC

Health Sector Working Group

Mandate:  Promote innovation, scaling-up, and best practices for international volunteers working in the health sector

Ed O’Neil, Jr. OmniMed
Boston, MA

Corporate Engagement Working Group

Mandate: Strengthen ties between BBC and the volunteer programs of global corporations


Diane Melley IBM
West Chester, PA
Jack Hawkins ACDI/VOCA
Washington, DC

Faith-Based Engagement Working Group

Mandate: Strengthen ties between BBC and faith-based international service programs


Jim Lindsay Catholic Volunteer Network
Takoma Park, MD
Yasmeen Shaheen-McConnell Service Year Alliance
Washington, DC

10th Anniversary Working Group

Mandate: Organize the celebration of the BBC’s 10th anniversary at a forum at Brookings on 14 June 2016


Matt Clausen BBC Director and Chair Emeritus
Washington, DC
Steve Rosenthal BBC Director & Chair Emeritus
New Rochelle, NY
Helen Claire Sievers BBC Treasurer
Cambridge, MA

Technology and Communication Working Group

Mandate: Identify and adopt technologies that will advance the objectives of the BBC


Steve Atamian Global Brigades
Seattle, WA
Anamaria Beck HD Design & Marketing
Tampa Bay, FL